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Sizes of foodborne disease outbreaks
  • Published Date:
    September 2013
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    An outbreak occurs when two or more people become ill after eating the same food. An outbreak’s size varies depending on many factors, including which germ, toxin, or chemical caused it; the contaminated food; where contamination occurred; how the food was prepared; and number of people who ate it.

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